More details to come soon. But for now, have a look at other Australians overtaking the United States and Northwestern University: 
  • Mark Chicu - Northwestern's second year empirical IO star.
  • Vivienne Groves - who is about to set the hearts of Silicon Valley IT nerds and MBA students on fire when she starts a PhD at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Also look at this: http://econphd.econwiki.com/.